FREE PDF "Success Reimagined: 5 Important Distinctions that will Elevate your Leadership & Business"
Diversity is everywhere. It is in nature, in our cultures, in art, music, languages. Diversity is present in our communities and the perspective of others. Diversity of thought, experiences, and ideas create thriving organizations, teams and enrich our day-to-day lives.
A week ago, I was in a conversation with a friend, and he challenged me with a simple comment, “Restricting or cutting something off when it still has life in it and brings you joy doesn’t make sense to me.”
Conversations have been the heart of my work over the last 30 years. In fact, I’d say they are the heart of all of our work and lives. We are in conversations all day long, whether with family, friends, colleagues, clients, strangers, and even ourselves. Conversations are the source of connection, new understanding, change, and love.
Courage has been on my mind over the last week. In the past, I had courage associated with bold moves, truth-telling, adventure, feeling fear, and doing it anyway. While those are definitely examples where courage helps us out, over the last week, I’ve been considering all the other ways our lives present us with opportunities to be courageous.